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FINANCIAL WHIZ CHARLES KIRKPATRICK TO SPEAK AT UMFK

April 17, 2009

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Noted financial analyst and author, Charles D. Kirkpatrick, will give his explanation on how you can beat the market and turn your investments into larger profit-taking opportunities when he speaks at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Tuesday, April 21.   

Kirkpatrick will speak at 6 p.m. in the Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room.  The event is free and open to the public. 

Over the past 25 years, Kirkpatrick’s exclusive stock picking technique has outperformed Standard & Poor’s 500 by a whopping 7.7 times. If you’d invested $10,000 in the S&P 500, you’d have $130,000. However, if you had utilized Kirkpatrick’s picks you would have over $1 million.  

In his book “Beat the Market”, Kirkpatrick reveals his relative strength system to root out profits from the market.  You will learn his techniques to organize stocks into a portfolio, uncover trigger points that tell you when to buy and sell, and systematically protect yourself against bad stocks and bad markets. 

Charles D. Kirkpatrick II, CMT, is president of Kirkpatrick and Company, which advises leading investing institutions on equities, bonds, currencies, commodities, and the economy. He has appeared on CNBC and Wall Street Week, and he has been quoted in Baron’s, Money, and Business Week magazines. 

A two-time winner of the Market Technician’s Association’s (MTA) prestigious Charles H. Dow Award, as well as the 2008 MTA Annual Award for outstanding contributions to the field of technical analysis, Kirkpatrick is coauthor (along with Julie Dahlquist) of “Technical Analysis: The Complete Resource”, the required text for the MTA’s technical analysis certification program and used in many university investment classes.  

Kirkpatrick is the past editor of The Journal of Technical Analysis. He holds a MBA from The Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, and an A.B. from Harvard. 

For further information on Kirkpatrick’s appearance at UMFK, please call 834-7567. ###